Dates in Office: 1940-1946
Terms in Office: 3
Age when Elected: 52
William Evans, Jr. was born on May 17, 1888 in Logan, Utah. His parents were William Evans and Emma Rachel Williams. He married Mabel Wealthy Wilcox on January 18, 1911 and had five children. He died in Logan, Utah on December 13, 1968.
Mr. Evans was well known locally as a successful businessman. He was also a member of the Logan City Board of Education for 10 years. He was the director and then the secretary-treasurer of Sunshine Terrace for a number of years.
Mr. Evans was Logan City mayor from 1940 to 1946.
1. "The Deseret News". Obituary for William Evans Jr. Salt Lake City, Utah, December 15, 1968.
2. "The Herald Journal". Former Mayor of Logan Dies. Logan, Utah, December 15, 1968.
~ According to the Federal Census, the population of Logan was 11,868. 54
Spring ~ A foundation was established to provide a home for the aged and indigent. From 1948 to 1953 care of the aged was given in the Nibley Building at 290 West Center Street in Logan. Later, through the cooperation of the City and County Commissions, the project materialized under the name of Sunshine Terrace and was quartered in the former Nurses Home of the L.D.S. Hospital at 337 East 200 North. 28